|Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)||36852||3/6th Battalion|
|Labour Corps||112449||41 POW Coy|
Frank Curzon was born on 3rd April 1888, joining the Notts and Derby Regiment on 25th November 1915 before transferring to the Royal Berkshire Regiment in 1916. He was aged twenty-eight and a lime burner. After being posted to France he was transferred to the Labour Corps looking after prisoners of war. Demobbed in October 1919, he sadly died shortly afterwards on 20th March 1921 aged thirty-two. He is buried in Crich churchyard; his memorial stone bears the regimental crest of the Royal Berkshire Regiment.
Medal Index Card
Awarded Victory and British War Medals.
Army Service Record
Frank attested at Matlock on 25 November 1915, aged 27 years and 7 months, a single lime garner/burner of the Common, Crich. Originally he was listed as being with the 3/6th Notts and Derby Regiment (36852) before being transferred to the Royal Berkshire Regiment. His height was 5ft 5½in; weighing 124lb and next-of-kin was given as Hannah Curzon of Crich Common; mother. His medical record shows he had defective vision.
29.2.16 to 20.8.16 Home
13.3.16 Posted to the Royal Berks
15.7.16 To France
7.10.17 to 16.10.16 granted leave
23.2.19 Posted to 199 POW Coy
19.5.19 to 3.6.19 Leave to UK
28.8.19 To UK for Demob
1.10.19 Demobbed with good character
1891: Chadwicknick Lane, Crich
|John||Curzon||Head||41||General labourer||South Wingfield|
RG12 piece 2747 folio 5 page 4
RG13 piece 3231 folio 44 page 7
RG14PN20984 RG78PN1251 RD436 SD4 ED13 SN103
1918 Voters List, Crich
Frank Curzon, Crich; absent on military service